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Fourth of July Star Card

Out of all the Fourth of July cards to make, this design will make you the Yankee Doodle Dandiest!

Fourth of July Star Card
Fourth of July Star Card
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With burgers on the grill, fireworks in the sky, and all of your neighborhood pals soaking up the summer sun, the Fourth of July is a holiday everyone has reason to love. Now you can spread your patriotic spirit wherever you want with this free Fourth of July card to make by Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L! Stop spending a fortune to buy Fourth of July cards at the store. With this simple DIY Fourth of July card design, you'll have everyone singing the Star Spangled Banner at a fraction of the cost. Red, white, and blue designs, complete with twine, stars, and stamps, will make this homemade card design one you'll want to use year after year.

Time to CompleteUnder an hour

Primary TechniquePaper Crafts

Project or Page SizeCard

Type of Paper UsedCardstock

Easy

Holiday4th of July

Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6 inch
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® E-Z Runner® Micro Refillable Dispenser
  • Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L® Thin 3D Foam Squares White Mix
  • Dies: Spellbinders® Paper Arts Stars Five, Filigree Numbers
  • Stamp: Stampers Anonymous Tim Holtz Crazy Talk
  • Cardstock: Red, Blue, White, Kraft
  • Red twine

Instructions

  1. Fold 41⁄4 x 11-inch kraft cardstock in half to form 41⁄4 x 51⁄2-inch top fold card base. Set aside.

  2. Apply Adhesive Sheets 4 x 6 inch to back of dark blue and red cardstock by removing the yellow liner and pressing the cardstock into the exposed adhesive.

  3. Die cut 31⁄8-inch star from dark blue cardstock with Adhesive Sheets on back.

  4. Die cut number 4 with outer die and filigree insert from red cardstock with Adhesive Sheets on back.

  5. Die cut number 4 with outer die only from white cardstock.

  6. Die cut 4-inch star from white cardstock.

  7. Cut 11⁄4 x 41⁄4-inch piece of white cardstock.

  8. Cut 1⁄4 x 41⁄4-inch strip of red cardstock.

  9. Cut 3⁄8 x 41⁄4-inch strip of blue cardstock.

  10. Fasten red and blue strips to white cardstock using E-Z Runner® Micro Refillable Dispenser.

  11. Stamp verse with black ink.

  12. Attach to bottom edge of card using E-Z Runner® Micro Refillable Dispenser.

  13. Remove Adhesive Sheet liner from blue star and fasten on white star.

  14. Remove Adhesive Sheet liner from red number 4 and fasten to white number 4 slightly offset so white shows on right edge.

  15. Attach number 4 to star with Thin 3D Foam Squares.

  16. Use Thin 3D Foam Squares to fasten star to card front.

  17. Knot red twine around top fold of card.

What's your favorite way to celebrate the Fourth of July? Let us know below in the comments!

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